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Cough

05 June 2019

Yes, there is a 'right way' to cough and here's how

When you cough (or sneeze), there are actions designed to reduce the spread of germs. We look at the correct way to cough, also known as 'cough etiquette'.

A cough infographic detailing how you should cough

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Professor Keertan Dheda has received several prestigious awards including the 2014 Oppenheimer Award, and has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers and holds 3 patents related to new TB diagnostic or infection control technologies. He serves on the editorial board of the journals PLoS One, the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Medicine, Lancet Respiratory Diseases and Nature Scientific Reports, amongst others. Read his full biography at the University of Cape Town Lung Institute.

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